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Laughter Spot : That very important Corbyn & Abbott question

Laughter Spot : That very important Corbyn & Abbott question

by on September 11, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn asked the Queen. "Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient organisation? Are there any tips you can give me?"

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Blunders : Jeremy Corbyn ignores Arsenal’s success

Blunders : Jeremy Corbyn ignores Arsenal’s success

by on May 11, 2019

The extraordinary performances of English football teams in the European cup competitions this week has led to an outbreak of tragic attempts by politicians to look in touch with ‘ordinary people’ by making endless references to the ball-footy-kick thing.

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Brillo Time : Is Ken Livingstone wishing he’d stayed in retirement?

Brillo Time : Is Ken Livingstone wishing he’d stayed in retirement?

by on February 1, 2019

Ken Livingstone made the brave choice of going on This Week to make a film explaining why “my friend Hugo Chavez” wasn’t responsible for the economic misery that has been wrought upon Venezuela and it’s all America’s fault instead.

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Jeremy Corbyn says EU state aid rules make no sense

Jeremy Corbyn says EU state aid rules make no sense

by on December 30, 2018

Four reasons Jeremy Corbyn is dead wrong about EU state aid

The most depressing aspect of Corbyn’s recent interview in the Guardian was his claim that the European Union’s state aid rules “need to be looked at again, because quite clearly, if you want to regenerate an economy … then I don’t want to be told by somebody else that we can’t use state aid in order to be able to develop industry in this country”.

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Can you fathom the logic behind Jeremy Corbyn’s latest suggestion?

by on August 23, 2018

It's hard to fathom the logic behind Jeremy Corbyn's latest suggestion about how to tackle the power of the US tech giants.

Just about every news outlet in the UK is reporting today that the leader of the opposition wants to see a windfall tax on the tech giants that would pay for more independent journalism.

Amazon, Netflix, Google and Facebook are the companies most frequently referred to.

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Movers and Groovers : “Jennie Formby’s appointment will delight Jeremy Corbyn”

by on March 22, 2018

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Research : The polls are giving the Conservatives hope, but Jeremy Corbyn’s not worried

Research : The polls are giving the Conservatives hope, but Jeremy Corbyn’s not worried

by on February 15, 2018

Under Ed Miliband, the Labour Party’s private polling – particularly surveys that reflected poorly on the leader – was restricted to a small circle of intimates who worried about it intensely in private and dismissed it in public.

Under Jeremy Corbyn, the distrust of polling is sincere. The Labour leader has never liked market research or focus groups, and his aversion to both was only bolstered by the general election campaign in 2017, not least because the party’s own pollster, BMG Research, called the result wrong. [more…]

Stephen Hawking has branded Jeremy Corbyn a “disaster” for the Labour Party

Stephen Hawking has branded Jeremy Corbyn a “disaster” for the Labour Party

by on February 10, 2018

Stephen Hawking has branded Jeremy Corbyn a "disaster" for the Labour Party and called on him to resign.

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Comment : Is it time to rein in the nation’s broadcaster?

by on January 26, 2018

The BBC’s overt loathing for Donald Trump is clear for all to see and serves as a poignant reminder of the organisation’s inherent bias.

A bias that serves only to guide the organisation further and further down the path to irrelevance, says David Hardy. [more…]

The words of a sitting MP are a reality check to some in the media’s wilder speculation

by on June 2, 2017

 

Via Guido Fawkes  In an extraordinary letter to former Labour voters in her Enfield North constituency Joan Ryan admits that having spoken to many of them she realises they “have more confidence in Theresa May as Prime Minister than they would have in Jeremy Corbyn.”

Going on to say “Realistically no one thinks Theresa May will not be Prime Minister, or that she will not have the majority she needs to negotiate Brexit.”

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